Found February 15, 2013 on College Football Section:
This week the NCAA Football Rules Committee met this week to discuss new rules to improve player safety and change the game. Proposed rules will be accepted or rejected by the Playing Rules Oversight Panel on March 6. Below are the ten rules proposed by the committee this year. 1. Targeting A rule to eject players who target and contact defenseless players above the shoulders was a unanimous proposal by the committee. The rule would automatically eject a player flagged for “targeting” as well as impose a 15-yard penalty. This proposal mirrors the current rule for fighting. If the foul is called in the first half the player will be ejected from the remaining time in the first half and the entire second half. If the foul is called in the second half the player will miss the remaining time in the second half and the first half of the next game. The action by the committee continues a progression to address dangerous contact through its rules. Targeting, which was initially appro...
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